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Take out your table from yesterday.

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  1. Take out your table from yesterday.

  2. Agenda • Go over table • Women in WWII • Japanese Americans • African Americans • How did World War II affect the lives of minority groups within the United States?

  3. Women in WWII What were 3 ways women’s lives were changed during the war? Describe how the government acted regarding women. Did they want them to do certain things? Did they help women at all? Why did Americans change their minds and support women in the work place?

  4. Japanese Internment Camps Executive Order 9066; February 1942 • Why was this order passed? What did it do? • Why was this an important event? 148-333

  5. African Americans • How did World War II change the lives of African Americans? • What was the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen? • Why did World War II change how some people felt about racial segregation?

  6. Mexican Immigrants: braceros • Short term labor contracts organized by U.S. government • 2 million immigrants (1942-1964) • Farmers benefitted- had workers to harvest crops • Mexican workers benefitted- made money to support family (Mexico was in a depression at the time)

  7. Overall, how did the war change life for minority groups within the U.S.? Was the change good or bad? Answer this question in complete sentences on a piece of paper that you will turn in on your way out of class.

  8. Rubber: Why would it be important?

  9. Scrap Drives Collected rubber items Used to make war necessities